Potash Mining News

Is BHP Billiton too big to grow?

The (provisional) refusal of the Canadian government to let BHP Billiton acquire PotashCorp of Saskatchewan is the third regulatory limitation to growth the company faces in a short period. As regulators around the world are […]

Canada rejects BHP bid for Potash

“Canada has rejected BHP Billiton’s $39bn bid for PotashCorp, dealing a potentially fatal blow to the Australian miner’s 10-week pursuit of the Saskatchewan-based fertiliser producer.” Source: Financial Times, November 4 2010 Observations: The acquisition has been […]

Canada Splits on Foreign Bid for Potash

“Canada’s impending decision on the fate of Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan has ignited a fierce national debate in a country known for its championship of free trade and laissez-faire attitude toward foreign takeovers.

Dajin – Lithium and Potash

The Puna plateau sits at an elevation of 4,000m, stretches for 1800 km along the Central Andes and attains a width of 350–400 km. The Puna covers a portion of Argentina, Chile and Bolivia and […]

Three Junior Potash Developers Are Sitting on Big Assets

As a general rule, the most successful man in life is the man who has the best information The United Nations estimates that the world's population will reach 7.7 billion by 2020 and 9.3 billion […]

Potash Corp Sues BHP Billiton, hopes to block bid

In an attempt to block BHP's $39bn hostile bid, Potash Corp filed a lawsuit in Chicago alleging that BHP misrepresented and failed to inform investors about material facts. Read more

BHP turns hostile with $39bn Potash bid

“BHP Billiton launched a hostile bid for PotashCorp on Wednesday, ignoring cries of undervaluation from the Canadian fertiliser group’s executives, as the mining company took its $39bn offer directly to shareholders.

Potash Sector Heating Up…Again

As a general rule, the most successful man in life is the man who has the best information Potash producer Agrium (AGU-TSX) just announced earnings of US$506-million in Q2, or US$3.20 a share – a […]

Western Potash Corp. (TSXV: WPX) – Updated Resource Estimate at Milestone

Investment Highlights An updated resource has been completed for the Milestone project near Regina, Saskatchewan. Measured and indicated resources are now 174 million tonnes and inferred are 560 million tonnes, up from the previous estimate […]

Mesa Uranium Corp. (TSX-V: MSA) – Lithium Bearing Mineral Brine Claims Acquired in Utah

Investment Highlights Mesa’s primary focus is now the Green Energy lithium project in Utah. Lithium is known to occur on and around the property at values as high as 1,700 ppm Li, 7.9% potash, 18.7% magnesium […]

Majors Rediscovering British Columbia

As a general rule, the most successful man in life is the man who has the best information Many of the world's largest mining companies use to have a strong presence in British Columbia – […]

Lithium ABC’s

As a general rule, the most successful man in life is the man who has the best information The Puna plateau sits at an elevation of 4,000m, stretches for 1800 km along the Central Andes […]

Potash Takeover Action Heats Up in Canada

By Marc Davis, www.BNWnews.ca The race to build up Canada's potash supplies to keep pace with burgeoning global demand is turning Saskatchewan's tiny handful of junior potash explorers into ripe plums for the picking. Last […]

Project News paints a diverse metals and minerals picture

Latest issue of International Mining Project News available (July 17): This issue we cover a wide variety of minerals and metals ranging from the usual batch of iron ore, cobalt, gold, silver, uranium, zinc and nickel projects to oil sands, fluorspar, potash, tin and chromium projects. We also have reports from two diamond projects (one in [...]

Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan expects huge economic benefits from expansion

SASKATOON – Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan says thousands of jobs will flow from a multibillion-dollar expansion at three of its mines in the province. The company unveiled some details Wednesday of the economic impact from […]

Potash Corp. looks to aboriginal community to help fill future employment needs

The president of the Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan says the world's largest fertilizer producer must reach out to the aboriginal community to help meet its future employment needs.

Billion-dollar potash biz looking to Northern Ontario suppliers

PotashCorp to spent $6.4 billion across its six Canadian sites By: Nick Stewart Affectionately known as "pink gold," potash may prove to be the next mineral to power economic growth amongst Sudbury service and supply […]

Booming fertiliser demand boosts potash miner

Potash Corp of Saskatchewan (PotashCorp) today reported record second-quarter earnings of $2.82 per share ($905.1 million), a 220% increase over the $0.88 per share ($285.7 million) earned in last year’s second quarter. This represents the highest quarterly earnings in company history - 62% above the record $1.74 per share ($566.0 million) set in first-quarter 2008 [...]

PotashCorp to spend US$1.6 billion to add 2.7 million tonnes of fertilizer capacity

Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. , the world's largest fertilizer company, plans to spend US$1.6 billion to add 2.7 million tonnes of potash capacity at three of its Saskatchewan mines and mills…topix